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    Japan Transportation - 2005
    http://www.allcountries.org/wfb2005/japan/japan_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Railways:
      total: 23,577 km (16,519 km electrified)
      standard gauge: 3,204 km 1.435-m gauge (3,204 km electrified)
      narrow gauge: 77 km 1.372-m gauge (77 km electrified); 20,265 km 1.067-m gauge (13,227 km electrified); 11 km 0.762-m gauge (11 km electrified) (2004)

      Highways:
      total: 1,171,647 km
      paved: 903,340 km (including 6,851 km of expressways)
      unpaved: 268,307 km (2001)

      Waterways:
      1,770 km (seagoing vessels use inland seas) (2004)

      Pipelines:
      gas 2,719 km; oil 170 km; oil/gas/water 60 km (2004)

      Ports and harbors:
      Chiba, Kawasaki, Kiire, Kisarazu, Kobe, Mizushima, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Yohohama

      Merchant marine:
      total: 702 ships (1,000 GRT or over) 10,149,196 GRT/12,680,544 DWT
      by type: bulk carrier 136, cargo 29, chemical tanker 23, container 13, liquefied gas 53, passenger 16, passenger/cargo 157, petroleum tanker 160, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 52, vehicle carrier 59
      registered in other countries: 2,233 (2005)

      Airports:
      174 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with paved runways:
      total: 143
      over 3,047 m: 7
      2,438 to 3,047 m: 37
      1,524 to 2,437 m: 39
      914 to 1,523 m: 28
      under 914 m: 32 (2004 est.)

      Airports - with unpaved runways:
      total: 31
      over 3047 m: 1
      914 to 1,523 m: 4
      under 914 m: 26 (2004 est.)

      Heliports:
      15 (2004 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Japan on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Japan Transportation 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Japan Transportation 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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